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WebRequest.ConnectionGroupName Property

When overridden in a descendant class, gets or sets the name of the connection group for the request.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

abstract ConnectionGroupName : string with get, set 
override ConnectionGroupName : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the connection group for the request.

ExceptionCondition
NotImplementedException

Any attempt is made to get or set the property, when the property is not overridden in a descendant class.

The ConnectionGroupName property associates specific requests within an application to one or more connection pools.

NoteNote

The WebRequest class is an abstract class. The actual behavior of WebRequest instances at run time is determined by the descendant class returned by the WebRequest.Create method. For more information about default values and exceptions, see the documentation for the descendant classes, such as HttpWebRequest and FileWebRequest.

Notes to Inheritors

The ConnectionGroupName property typically associates a group of requests that share a set of credentials with a connection to an Internet resource to avoid potential security failures.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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